Last year I managed to perpetrate The Houseplant Apocalypse. Our living room was littered with plant corpses, it was pretty gruesome. Now I have New Plants, and in the manner of abusive plant owners everywhere I have promised them that this time things will be… Continue Reading
Some aluminum mending plates and a hacksaw and drill are all you need make a home for any (reasonably weighted) tool on your pegboard wall. Check out these ideas from Popular Mechanics to create custom hangers for your specific tools.
- Ball-peen or framing hammers
- A series of screwdrivers
- Long, thin tools
- Myriad pliers, cutters, and snips
If you work with fabric at all, you've got an ever growing collection of leftovers in your craft space, just lying there with their frayed edges, waiting to be called upon for some new cleverness.
For a little inspiration, here's more than one-hundred ideas to give them new purpose.
- A Needle Case, or a case for Knitting Needles, or… Continue Reading
Calling these designs from Retro Modern step ladders doesn’t do them justice. Oh sure, they’re beautiful, but they're no Little Giants.
The Upper Folding Step Ladder, available in citron yellow, cobalt, crystal clear and orange red, measures 18" x 23" x 24" and will set you back $380.
BHG has a list of 20 great ways to boost your curb appeal. They’ve even catagorized them into projects that can be accomplished in a day, week or even month.
In a day:
- Create a symmetrical entryway by adding sidelights and containers filled with flowers.
- Replace old hardware like house numbers and lockset.
- Punch up your front door with a fresh coat of colorful paint and polish the door fixtures.
- Replace your mailbox… Continue Reading
It's Design within Retch: D-Listed Decor highlights the very and most awfulness of Craigslist's home decor offerings.
There's nothing more to share: just look at it, and be thankful for the internet, by which everyone can share a part of their lives.
Click here to find you're local Singer shop, and reserve your space for FREE sewing and fabric classes this Saturday, May 10th. The class features a project from someone named Martha Stewart and highlights the new Singer Curvy sewing machine.
Nicole Vaughn whipped up this easy how-to and pattern for a fabric tissue cozy. Great for anyone with allergies, kids, or just a nose.
- Fabric for the inside
- Cordinating fabric for the outside
- Sewing machine and thread
- Cardboard for pattern
First, create a rectangular pattern, 6x7", and cut it out of your fabric. Then copy it onto the outside fabric, adding a bit to each side. Add some… Continue Reading